Hinds County Mississippi's Higher Education Capital

Hinds County offers discerning students and faculty a premier quality of life and unparalleled selection in a metropolitan higher education capital. With a collective student population twice that of any of the big three Mississippi universities and more degree programs offered than any other county in the state, Hinds provides a richly diverse choice of private and public schools, networking, internship and job opportunities within Mississippi's largest business community.

Hinds County: Mississippi's Higher Education Capital


General Information
Number of Students 40,778
Graduation Rate 85%
Number of Programs 800

Education Links

Mississippi Department of Education
www.mde.k12.ms.us

Mississippi Institute of Higher Learning
www.ihl.state.ms.us

National Center for Education Statistics
www.nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cool